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during the early days of the nasa space program. john glenn is here, among the astronauts here from nasa as pol bearers for scoti carpenter. you may know scoti carpenter's voice better than his face. he was the man behind the nasa mike in february 1962 who uttered the famous words "god speed john glenn", sending his friend soaring into the sky, february 1962. john glenn is here to give the eulogy. with scoti carpenter's passing john glenn is the sole survivor of the original mercury 7 astronauts. >> it is another college football saturday. there were key nca match ups. darren hays will have that and more in sports. >> why honey bees are dying in canada and the devastating impact it could have on our food. o >>> honey bees in canada are dying. it's putting crops at risk. some blame a nicotine-based pesticide. many factories insist it's safe. >> this area is a paradise for bees. the natural vegetation and plant diversity. >> a third generation bee keeper this man is known for the quality of the honey bees he raises to sell to other beekeepers. he's finding far too many of his carefully nur
. they were good friends and neighbours during the early days of the nasa space program. john glen is here, among the astronauts here from nasa as honorary pallbearers. carpenter was the man behind the nasa mike in february 1962 who ordered the famous words "god speed, john glen", sending his friend soaring into the sky, in february 1962. john glen is here to give the ooulolgy for his friend and with carpenter's passing john glen is the sole survivor of the original "mercury 7" astro nauts. >> more than so,000 people are rallying in france, protesting new taxes. officers fired tear gas. the government promised increases of $4 billion to reduce the national deficit. >> tim friend is at the protest. >> there are several thousand here, furious at an ecotax that president francis hollande wants to introduce. he's backtracked slightly, saying he'll suspend it for more talks, but the people want it scrapped altogether. they say it will jeopardise their livelihoods. brittany has been hit hard by factory closures mainly in the food processing business. they say they are being undercut by cheap lab
as one of america's first seven astronauts. >> scoti carpenter was one of the nasa's elite, chosen as one of the original "mercury" astronauts in the space race against the soviets. >> they were the first rock stars. >> it was the cold war, the american program struggled. scoti carpenter about and his colleagues were determined to win. >> it was a special time. obviously proud of dad for being selected. >> candy was five when her father climbed into her capsule. the time is etched in her memory. i remember a lot of press, a lot of - cameras, wherever we went. and they handled it with great humility. >> scoti carpenter was at the nasa microphone in "62. giving this send off. "good speed, john glenn." the naval aviator would be next. the mercury astronauts represented a bold time. scoti carpenter was the epitome of the hero. >> he named his capsule after the street where he grew up. >> scoti carpenter not only explored space, he used his scientific knowledge in a different way, conducting research at the bottom of the ocean. scoti carpenter spent 28 days living at the bottom of the pacific
. and they handled it with great humility. >> carpenter was at the nasa microphone, and gave this send off to john glenn on this historical flight. >> god speed, john glenn. the navy aviator would be next. >> it represented a bold time for america, and scoti carpenter was the epitome of the home-town hero. he named his capsule "aurora 7" after the street where he grew up. scoti carpenter used his scientific knowledge in a different way, conducting research at the bottom of the ocean. scoti carpenter spent 28 days living at the bottom of the pacific in an underwater colony called sea lab. >> it was 300m off the coast of california, below the surface. it was to test how long human being could live below the surface. >> he's the only person who is a certified astronaut and aqua indecent assault. >> as friends and family say goodbye scoti carpenter will find his final resting place on earth. >> what a magnificent long life, a life of adventure, inquiry. he'll be greatly missed. more importantly he'll be greatly valued for decades to come. scoti carpenter was 88 years old. >> and still ahead - germany
and partisanship, our panel takes questions about health care in a few moments. >>> nasa scientists make amazing discovery. could it be the new home away from home? we'll look at that. >>> boat sales are booming after sinking during the recession. what it means for the recovery. a live report just ahead. jon: dangerous weather around the country including severe storms and flooding near houston, texas. heavy rain dumped on that area yesterday, submerging some streets under three feet of water. in northeastern arkansas, halloween storms devastating homes and businesses, leaving hundreds without power. and in western indiana, an apartment building roof collapses under sheets of rain, forcing nearly 100 people out into the street. meteorologist maria molina is live in the fox extreme weather center. what is going on today, maria? >> hi, jon. talk about scary, so we had severe weather for halloween for some states around the country from texas to upper parts of the midwest. also we had to deal with flooding. i want to show you exactly how much rain we saw yesterday. this is short amount of time acro
rise today to offer my congratulations and support to astronaut rick, one of nasa's best and brightest and proud son of waterbury, connecticut. he and two colleagues will launch on a mission to the internags space station on november 6, prig along a package of geotracking tags from waterbury elementary school students. he will spend six months on the i.s.f., conduct several hundred experiments, and return to earth in may. he attended cross bury high school, and received his bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the university of connecticut. he's a veteran of three space flights having logged nearly 40 days in space. he continues to be an inspiration for students back home in connecticut and around the world. we wish him the best of luck and a safe journey. thank you. i yield back my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady yields back. for what purpose does the gentleman from texas seek recognition? >> to address the house for one minute. revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman from texas is recognized
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